Mickey’s Fun Wheel Machinist at the Disneyland Resort

In this episode of “Every Role a Starring Role,” you’ll meet Kat Powell, a Machinist at Mickey’s Fun Wheel in Disney California Adventure park. Kat completed a four-year machinist training program through Fullerton College, funded by the Disneyland Resort, which allowed her to pursue an advanced certificate while working on one of her favorite attractions. Kat now works after hours with her fellow maintenance professionals, maintaining the iconic Ferris wheel at the center of Paradise Pier!

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Walt’s Quotes

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This Day In History

1925 Alice Wins the Derby released
1971 Now You See Him, Now You Don't released
1998 The first ESPN Zone opened, in Baltimore
2002 Reign of Fire released
2002 Downtown Disney's Pin trading headquarters opened at Walt Disney World